Tylox is a medication used to treat mild to severe pain. Tylox is a pain reliever capsule that contains combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever and whereas acetaminophen contains non narcotic pain reliever. Acetaminophen reduces fever and oxycodone provides signals to the brain how your body feels and responds to pain. Acetaminophen and Oxycodone can be used for the purpose not listed in the medication guide. Tylox are readily available and inexpensive in its generic form. People may addicted to Tylox if consumed regularly for a few days. People often prefer to take prescribed medications instead of taking illegal drugs considering safety reasons.
There are several factors that have to be taken into consideration for when and how to take the medication. Let's discuss some of the medical facts about tylox :
The medication Tylox usually comes in the form of capsules and is consumed by mouth with water as per prescription or every six hours as needed for regulating pain.
Tylox is taken both either as needed or on a schedule basis. As needed means you need to take a dose if you're in pain and skip the dose if you're not in the pain. Whereas scheduled use means you should take it on time whether you're experiencing pain or not. Many of the physicians prescribe to consume the dose on a needed basis rather than a scheduled basis.
The medication is best to consume after taking meals as this may help reduce stomach problems.
As said earlier that tylox is habit forming medication, so it should be used when prescribed by health experts. Don't ever share the medicine with others especially with those who are already treating themselves with some other medications . This may be harmful for their health. Keep the medication out of children reach. This medicine is not prescribed to pregnant women's as it may cause severe health problems to an unborn baby. And it may cause breathing problems or addiction in a new born baby. So tell your doctor about your pregnancy during treatment, and it is also harmful for the breast feeding babies.
An overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver or may even cause death, hence follow the instructions and directions on the label properly. Inform your doctor whatever may be the case either your medication seems stops working for you or starts working and relieved you from pain. Each capsule of tylox contains 500mg of acetaminophen. One should know the quantity of acetaminophen contained in any medicine that you consume. Taking tylox may cause the problem of constipation, so drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. This will help you to prevent from constipation. If you're a long term user of tylox then don't stop medicine suddenly without consulting the doctor. If you stop suddenly then you may have to face certain withdrawal symptoms so you need to consult your doctor how to come up with these unpleasant symptoms when you stop using tylox.
The tylox drug should be stored at room temperature away from moisture and heat. If you have unused pills then flush it out in the toilet, as it is the safest method for disposal of medicines but the technique of disposal is not followed to every medicine. At the time of buying the medicine check the bottle thoroughly. It should be sealed pack and the brand name should be accordingly prescribed by the doctor. If you' have any doubts regarding the medicine ask the pharmacist or consult your nearest doctor. Keep an eye on the number of tylox capsules consumed and left in the bottle. If you missed the dose of tylox don't try to take an extra dose of it. Overdose symptoms include drowsiness, weakness, fainting, low pulse rate, shallow breathing, muscle weakness and sometimes the patient gets into a coma.
Tylox when consumed may weaken your thinking strength. Hence avoid operating machinery or driving vehicle till you know how Tylox will affect on your health. The people who drinks alcohol should avoid taking acetaminophen, as it may damage your liver. You may not take this medication if you ever had alcoholic liver disease or allergic to acetaminophen. Consult your doctor and discuss your medical history before taking acetaminophen.
Tylox can cause certain side effects . such as drowsiness, headache, dizziness, itching and vomiting These side effects are common and can be treated easily and it does not occur to everyone consuming tylox.